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Southwest Mobile Storage - Best Mobile Storage & Office Containers In La Tuna Canyon, CA

Southwest Mobile Storage is a family-owned shipping container business founded in 1995. Our strength for more than 25 years comes from the specialized knowledge and passion of our people, along with serving over 24,000 commercial, construction and residential customers. Our facility and expertise in maintaining, manufacturing, and delivering corrugated steel containers is unrivaled in the industry.

While the rental side of our business is regional with branches throughout the Southwest, our container sales and modification operations are nationwide and becoming global. La Tuna Canyon, CA offers a wide selection of portable offices and mobile storage containers you can rent, buy or modify.

Our experts in container rental, sales and customization are committed to providing you the highest quality and best experience from service to delivery - our reputation depends on it.

Whether your need is for storage, office space, moving, multi-purpose or custom use, we've got your back. Here's how:

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NO MATTER YOUR NEED, WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK.

STORE AT YOUR LOCATION

We bring your storage container to you for convenient, easy access at your home, business or jobsite. Plus, you'll get more choice in storage space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of a pod or add on building, saving money and energy.

STORE AT OUR LOCATION

Not enough room to keep a storage container at your business, home or construction site? No problem - we can store it for you. Plus, you get 70% more space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of public storage units.

CUSTOM STORAGE

Need a permanent storage solution for your business, residence or construction? We sell new and used shipping containers in many sizes with a variety of add-ons. Or customize a container to your specific storage needs with our certified fabrication experts.

LOCAL MOVE

Take your time packing with our moving containers. We'll deliver to your business or home and pick it up whenever you're ready to move. So, you don't have to stress about moving or making multiple trips in one day, like if you rented a moving truck.

LONG-DISTANCE MOVE

Our moving container solutions ensure the long-distance move of your home or business is highly efficient and affordable throughout the southwest. In fact, we usually cost 20%-40% less than full-service movers.

MOVING & STORAGE

We understand move-in and move-out dates might be different. We can store your moving container at our highly secure facilities until you're ready to move to your new home or business location, and you can conveniently access it at any time.

OFFICE USE

Whether you need a workspace, conference room, or other office requirement, our ground-mounted mobile offices meet any and all of your business needs. Plus, it's faster and easier than building additions.

BUSINESS USE

If you need your shipping container to serve multiple uses, such as office-storage combos, breakrooms and even utilities, we've got you covered. We'll modify a custom container to fit your business needs and bring your business to the next level

CUSTOM USE

We'll create a custom container to fit your unique needs anywhere in the US. With our container modification expertise, we make any idea a reality. From pop-up stores to multi-story structures, our unrivaled facilities and fabrication experts do it all.

You'll get your own dedicated storage and container expert to serve as your one point of contact for easy, convenient service you can trust.
With our wide selection of intermodal containers for sale and rent, you'll find exactly what you need, from size, to type and condition.
We maintain our rental fleet to the highest standard - our integrity depends on it.
Our certified, experienced Conex container modification experts have more than 500 years combined experience modifying ISO containers.
All of our containers come with high security dual-locking system for no additional charge, so you can rest assured your stored items stay safe and that you don't have to pay extra for it.
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At our unrivaled 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility, ensuring your custom shipping container is made exactly to your specifications.
With our level of service, quality and expertise, you won't find a better value anywhere else.
Our portable offices include lighting and electrical outlets, internet hookups, HVAC and were crafted by our in-house steel container fabrication experts for top-quality construction.

Premium Quality - High Security

With Southwest Mobile Storage, you get much more than a POD or typical Conex box. You also get high security, unparalleled service and unmatched container modification expertise and facilities. No other company offers that much.

Shipping containers and storage containers come in a range of sizes. The most common external lengths are 20ft and 40ft with a width of 8ft. ISO Containers are typically 8ft 6in tall, but high cube containers are 9ft 6in tall. We also have steel containers in a variety of sizes from 10ft long to 45ft long to rent or buy, and we can modify shipping containers into any size you want.

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SMS Mobile Storage Containers have these high quality features:

1/8" thick steel plate bottom side rails
High strength steel supporting cross members
1 1/8" thick hardwood floor with galvanized self-tapping screws
16-gauge corrugated steel walls
16-gauge roof
270-degree swing cargo door(s)
High security dual-locking system*
Spot-grinded, primed & repainted with a beige high-grade water reducible alkyd direct-to-metal enamel*
* Comes standard on all rental units

SMS portable workspace containers have these structural features:

High security window bars, lever & deadbolt set with lock box
Studs & R-19 Insulation covered with wood paneling
1 1/8" marine board floor is covered with a durable single part gray epoxy coating
Dual pane low-E horizontal sliding windows with screens and miniblinds
18 Gauge steel polystyrene core 3-hour fire rated personnel door
All of our workspaces are manufactured in-house and arrive new or restored to factory specifications
Exterior load center operating on 100 Amp single phase 230 Volt power
Light switch, receptacles and 4' light fixtures; all wiring is Romex 12/2
CAT-6 voice and data lines with electrical junction box
HVAC units ranging from 1 ton to 2 ton on rentals; ability to customize up to 10 tons of cooling

Having flexible storage containers options is important, but security is crucial to protect your peace of mind and your possessions.

At Southwest Mobile Storage, we don't believe in leaving things to chance. We want you to rest easy knowing your inventory, documents, tools, equipment and other items are safe 24/7. That is why we equip SMS high-security slide bolt locking systems and lockboxes on our entire fleet of rental freight containers.

EVERY ONE OF OUR MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINERS FOR RENT IN La Tuna Canyon, CA, INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SAFETY MEASURES:

High-security slide-bolt locking system and extra-long lock box, giving you twice the security and peace of mind.
No holes to ensure your rental shipping container is wind and water-tight.
No rust for your safety.
14-gauge corrugated steel for strength and reinforcement.

Contact us to speak with a helpful, friendly representative to better understand our full range of capabilities. We are happy to answer any questions you have, go over pricing and set up a time and place to deliver your Conex box. Our quotes are 100% free and you are under no obligation to pay for your consultation.

COMMERCIAL STORAGE CONTAINERS TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY IN La Tuna Canyon, CA

When you own a business or manage one, it's crucial to have efficient, affordable ways to store inventory and supplies, whether it's to grow your business or adapt to changes in the market, like the many caused by the pandemic.

Renting storage containers to keep at your business eliminates the cost and hassles of sending your staff to offsite storage facilities. Steel containers with roll up doors make storing and retrieving items faster and easier. Auto repair shops and other businesses that need easy access throughout the workday to secure storage for tools, parts, equipment or supplies find renting shipping containers to be the best solution for their business storage needs. Southwest Mobile Storage has your back.

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Renting portable offices gives your business more workspace, breakrooms, pop up stores, security booths and more, without the cost and red tape associated with constructing building additions. Plus, a steel storage container fits neatly into one parking space and provides much stronger security than Pods and way more convenience than self-storage units.

If you have a specific need, we can modify shipping containers to build whatever you need to grow your business. Whether it's a portable workspace to run your business, like a pop-up container bar, or a durable facility for scientific research, like a container laboratory, or even a container gym, our unrivaled fabrication facility and modification experts got you covered. Our full-time, in-house staff of certified welders, engineers, electricians, carpenters and painters have over 500 years combined experience modifying thousands of container projects for just about any business use you can imagine.

WHETHER YOUR BUSINESS IS COMMERCIAL, HEALTHCARE, GOVERNMENT OR EDUCATION, OR YOUR INTEREST IS TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY SHIPPING CONTAINERS, SMS HAS YOU COVERED:

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Offsite storage alternatives cause a mess of hassles and headaches. Expanding office space and storage capacity at your location saves time, money and hassle of making multiple trips offsite.
We offer more choice in security, size and features in steel Conex boxes or ISO shipping containers than a public storage unit or Pod for less cost and far greater service.
We offer flexible, month-to-month rental agreements and prorate by the day after your first 28-day billing cycle.
With us, you get a dedicated account manager you can rely on, so you can focus on running your business than waste time with a different person every time you call that doesn't know or care as much.
While other companies may have some staff for modifying containers, most outsource the work, so you don't know who is actually doing the modifications or how much they're marking up the price.
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When you modify a shipping container for your business, you won't have to worry about expensive, lengthy and complicated construction.
We have modified thousands of containers nationwide and internationally for more than 25 years for NASA, US Navy, GCP Applied Technologies, Helix and Sundt to name a few. And rent containers to Amazon, Walmart and many of other nationally recognized brands.
Our extensive staff makes it possible to custom build multiple projects simultaneously and our 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility prevents contaminants from interfering with fabrication, which delivers better quality and precision.

CUSTOM CONTAINERS FOR YOUR HOME IN La Tuna Canyon, CA

Building additions to your home can be very expensive and requires going through the hassle of securing permits and waiting for construction. You can save money, time and stress by modifying a shipping container instead. Whether you need additional space for a home gym, recreation or storage, we can convert steel containers into anything you can imagine. Our custom container gyms, man-caves or she-sheds, garages and more give you the extra space you need without the hassle, cost and wait that comes with home renovation.

Renting shipping containers for temporary storage, either when moving or dealing with restoration from a fire or flood, provides a secure, convenient way to keep your belongings close for accessing them whenever you need to. Plus, renting mobile storage containers for moving costs less than traditional movers and allows you to take your time packing, reducing the stress that comes from moving. You can also rent portable offices for your home to make working remotely distraction-free.

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HERE'S WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE US TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY A SHIPPING CONTAINER FOR YOUR HOME:

With an extensive in-house staff and 90,000 sq ft container modification facility, we're able to deliver consistently high quality and work on multiple projects simultaneously for a fast turnaround.

Other companies don't have the facility, staff or resources to modify shipping containers and will outsource the work to various shops who may not have the special experience or tools needed to modify the right way.

You can rest assured knowing your custom container is safe in our hands. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications through every step of the process.

Renting a moving container from us makes your move much less stressful because you won't have to rush to pack your whole house into a moving truck in one day. Instead, you can take your time packing over the course of a month.

Our ISO shipping containers are weatherproof and come with vault-like security, so you don't have to worry about theft or damage to your belongings.

You won't get that level of security from U-Haul or other moving truck companies.

Renting a storage container at your home keeps your belongings close and gives you convenient 24/7 access, so you're always able to retrieve the contents of your container when you need to.

We know move in and move out dates don't always line up. We can store your packed rental container at our secure facility until your new home is ready.

With our mobile storage containers for rent in La Tuna Canyon, CA, you can save up to 40% when compared to full-service long-distance movers, while gaining more flexibility in your schedule.

MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINERS & PORTABLE OFFICES TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY IN La Tuna Canyon, CA

We know your needs may change suddenly. With our extensive inventory and variety of sizes of portable offices and shipping containers to rent, buy or modify in La Tuna Canyon, CA, we provide fast service and the best value possible so it's easy for you to get whatever you need when you need it.

Renting storage containers and portable offices from us gives you more flexibility when it comes to your schedule and options. If you don't have enough space at your current location or simply would prefer offsite storage, you can keep your rental storage and office containers at your location or ours - whichever is most convenient for you. You also get more options to choose from when it comes to size and features, like portable offices with divided rooms for private meetings or office/storage combos for storage and office space in one container. All while costing a fraction of the price of a pod or self-storage facility.

You can also buy new or used freight containers from us and choose from a variety of add-ons, including lights, electricity, doors and windows. Or fully customize a shipping container to save time, money and energy by skipping the expensive, lengthy process of constructing building additions. We can modify a Conex box into whatever you can imagine for any use you need, from construction tool cribs to office buildings, monitoring stations, mobile communication towers and much more. The possibilities are endless.

HERE'S HOW WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK:

You'll never face hidden fees or surprises with us. We give you transparent billing up front at the best prices.

With us, you get a reliable, dedicated point of contact, who keeps you updated every step of the way. You can rest assured knowing you'll always get what you need, when you need it.

No other company has the breadth and depth of staff and experience that we do when it comes to modifying shipping containers. Our certified welders, engineers, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and painters have more than 500 years of combined experience in fabricating custom steel containers.

We prorate your rent by the day after the first 28-day billing cycle, so you don't have to pay for a full month when you only have your mobile containers and offices for a few days.

While other companies may be able to do small container modifications, most don't have an in-house fabrication staff or 90,000 sq ft fabrication facility like we do. As a result, they outsource the work on your custom container, so you don't know who's actually building it.

Rest assured knowing your modified shipping container will be built to the highest quality standards. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors check every step of the fabrication process to ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications.

HOW RENTING A STORAGE CONTAINER AND MOBILE OFFICE WORKS

Whether you're in need of a storage container for your commercial business, a portable office for your construction site, or a moving container for your home, our process is simple and straightforward.

Choose Your Container

Choose the mobile storage solution that works best for your needs. In this step, you will let us know the number of containers you need, their sizes and what types of doors to equip.

Choose Your Options

Let us know if you would like to add any of our rental options, like a folding table or shelving.

Choose Your Security

Choose from padlocks, puck locks and other enhanced security options. All of our storage containers come standard with dual-locking, vault-like security.

Choose Your Delivery Timeframe

You can expect standard delivery within 3-5 days of your order. If you need expedited delivery, we will do everything in our power to accommodate your needs.

Pick-Up Planning

Do you need to keep your shipping container at our location? Prefer to have our team deliver your packed container to a location of your choice? Let us know, and we'll be by your side to work out the logistics.

HOW RENTING A STORAGE CONTAINER AND MOBILE OFFICE WORKS

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DETERMINE DESTINATION

Let our team know where we should deliver your mobile storage container for rent in La Tuna Canyon, CA. Be sure to let us know if there are any special conditions that might prevent our drivers from entering your chosen destination. Before you schedule your delivery, let us know which direction you would like the doors of your container to face.

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SCHEDULE DATE & TIME

Our drivers can deliver your storage container Monday-Friday, between the hours of 6AM and 2PM local time. Our two-hour delivery window is the most precise in the industry. If you desire another delivery time outside of our standard delivery options, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. As a courtesy, our driver will call you at least 30 minutes before they arrive at your drop-off destination.

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PREPARE FOR YOUR MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINER DELIVERY

Before we deliver your Conex box, prepare your delivery area by ensuring that there are no low overhangs, arches, wires, trees or any other obstacles that could interfere with your delivery. It's a good idea to mark the space where you would like your steel container placed.

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DELIVERY & SETUP

When our driver arrives, they will back our truck into the space where you would like your shipping container placed. Once we arrive, we will ensure that your container is delivered safely and securely. If placed on asphalt or pavement, we will use wood dunnage pads to make sure your ground surface is protected and the container is level.

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Reparations aren’t enough for Japanese communities who lost everything during WWII

When thousands of people of Japanese descent in the U.S. were incarcerated during World War II, some of LA’s best-known recreation spots served as imprisonment sites. That includes the Santa Anita Racetrack, Griffith Park, and the Fairplex in Pomona. A shuttered golf course in Tujunga also held hundreds of people of Japanese descent at a facility called the Tuna Canyon Detention Station.Kyoko Oda was raised in East LA, but she was born in 1945 at the Tule Lake Segregation Center, where her family was held during the war. Today, ...

When thousands of people of Japanese descent in the U.S. were incarcerated during World War II, some of LA’s best-known recreation spots served as imprisonment sites. That includes the Santa Anita Racetrack, Griffith Park, and the Fairplex in Pomona. A shuttered golf course in Tujunga also held hundreds of people of Japanese descent at a facility called the Tuna Canyon Detention Station.

Kyoko Oda was raised in East LA, but she was born in 1945 at the Tule Lake Segregation Center, where her family was held during the war. Today, she’s the president of the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition, a group dedicated to sharing its dark history.

The U.S. government deemed the detainees at Tuna Canyon as the most dangerous, such as Shinto and Buddhist priests (who were thought to have influence over others), martial arts and language teachers, and fishermen.

“They thought they were potential saboteurs,” Oda explains. “Fishermen … [were] on the tuna boats, or they need[ed] guns. And they also use shortwave radios to communicate. So this could be used, in the mind of the military, as potential transmitters to a foreign government.”

Mostly men were held in smaller camps like Tuna Canyon, and they were separated from their wives and children.

Oda’s family was held during the 1940s at what was known as a segregation camp in Northern California. Her father was put into stockades, where he was starved and beaten in the bitter cold of the Northwestern winter.

Her family has since received reparations, but she says they’re not enough to make up for what happened. “The reparations could never restore the losses that the people had endured. My parents had a business before the war. Some people had to sell their houses, their equipment, their harvest, just had to leave everything behind, because they had barely a week or two to leave. So there's no way to compensate anyone for that.”

She says after the war, her father continued to be a martial arts teacher, then became a gardener. His idea of recovery and success was to go to school and have a good career, as Japanese communities were particularly focused on the next generations.

At the Japanese American National Museum, when she saw the Ireichō book containing the names of everyone at the camps, she was overwhelmed.

“I think it was very healing for our community … to see this book so beautifully put together and to acknowledge my grandparents, my parents, my sisters, my aunts, my uncles, my cousins. And everybody's gone. So this is very important.”

Late November Continues to Provide Bluefin Tuna and Swordfish!

We are venturing late into the month of November, and it is great to be able to report that Southern California offshore anglers are still able to venture out fishing and catch bluefin tuna and swordfish with an occasional yellowfin tuna also in the mix with the bluefin. Offshore water temperatures where tuna and swordfish are being found have been running from 61.5 to 63.5 degrees and this temperature range could hold for a while until more northern storms move through.There are two main zones of bluefin tuna activity with good fishi...

We are venturing late into the month of November, and it is great to be able to report that Southern California offshore anglers are still able to venture out fishing and catch bluefin tuna and swordfish with an occasional yellowfin tuna also in the mix with the bluefin. Offshore water temperatures where tuna and swordfish are being found have been running from 61.5 to 63.5 degrees and this temperature range could hold for a while until more northern storms move through.

There are two main zones of bluefin tuna activity with good fishing being found in the region to the southeast of the 381 Spot that is located off the back side of San Clemente Island and to the northeast of the 267 Spot that is located easterly of the Tanner Bank. Boats that have been fishing these areas have been finding action on what are mostly 40 to 100 pound bluefin tuna with an occasional bigger fish to 150-plus pounds also in the mix.

As an example of the recent fishing, the past weekend saw Seaforth Sportfishing have Tribute get home from a 1.5 day trip where 17 anglers caught 32 bluefin tuna. Voyager also returned to Seaforth Sportfishing from a 1.5 day trip that saw 13 anglers catch 13 bluefin tuna and 90 rockfish. Cortez returned to Seaforth Sportfishing after a 3.5 day trip where 10 anglers caught their limits of 60 bluefin tuna along with 3 yellowfin tuna and 78 rockfish. Seaforth Sportfishing also had Pacifica get home from a 2 day trip where 25 anglers caught 79 bluefin tuna. Seaforth Sportfishing also had Polaris Supreme get home from a 3.5 day trip that saw 23 anglers catch their limits of 138 bluefin tuna that ranged in size to 100 pounds. H&M Landing, Fisherman’s Landing and Point Loma Sportfishing all had boats out over the past weekend that posted similar results.

Closer to San Diego there are also some bluefin tuna biting in the region of the 9 Mile Bank and nearby 178 Spot. These are mostly 40 to 50 pound fish with an occasional showing of bluefin that are up around 100 pounds. A common report from this local 9 Mile Bank and 178 Spot sector is that it is not easy to get the bluefin to bite. There are occasional biting bluefin found in this zone though and there has also been a chance at catching a yellowfin.

The bluefin out by San Clemente Island and the Tanner Bank have been biting both day and night but I do not think anyone has tried fishing them at night in the region of the 9 Mile Bank and 178 Spot. Bluefin have been located by finding meter marks, sonar marks, spots of breaking fish, spots of working birds and the occasional trolling strike. Best baits and lures have been trolled Nomad Macmac jigs, trolled spreader bar rigs, Colt Snipers, poppers, knife jigs, kite fished flying fish and sinker rigged or flylined sardines and mackerel.

Deep drop fishing for swordfish has been producing some bites, hookups and a few boated fish. Boats have been deep drop fishing at areas such as the 9 Mile Bank, the 178 Spot, the Radar Dome at San Clemente Island, the canyon outside of Dana Point and the area 3 to 8 miles off Newport Beach. Of all those locations the region of the 9 Mile Bank and nearby 178 Spot have usually been the best for the deep drop swordfish fishing with Skippers in this sector also often reporting seeing spots of breaking bluefin tuna while they are deep drop fishing for swordfish. Every once in a while someone fishing in this same sector also sees a marlin while they are deep drop fishing for swordfish. My guesstimate is that boats that are deep drop fishing with sportfishing gear in the 9 Mile Bank and 178 Spot sector have been combining to catch anywhere from zero to 2 swordfish per day.

The recent fishing around Los Coronado Islands has been good for a mix of bonito, calico bass, reds, rockfish, lingcod, whitefish and a chance at a yellowtail. The most recent sportboat count from Los Coronado Islands was on Malihini out of H&M Landing that had 8 anglers on a full day trip catch 38 rockfish, 25 whitefish, 1 bonito and 13 lingcod.

The water temperature around Los Coronado Islands has dropped down to the 61 to 63 degree range and there has only been very occasional yellowtail activity found in that cool water. Looking for areas where you find your warmest water is a good way to try and locate the warmer water surface species such as yellowtail, bonito and calico bass.

There has been occasional yellowtail activity found along the weather side of North Island, the Middle Grounds, the South Kelp Ridge and the Rockpile. Best areas to try and locate bonito have been at the Middle Grounds, Pukey Point at North Island, the lee side of South Island and the Rockpile. Try for calico bass at kelp stringer, hard bottom and kelp bed areas such as the Middle Grounds, the Ribbon Kelp and the South Kelp.

Productive areas for the assorted bottom fish species are the hard bottom to the north and northwest of North Island, the South Kelp Ridge and the Rockpile. Fishing these areas in the 25 to 50 fathom depths has been a good range. Hard bottom areas around the Rockpile and at the South Kelp Ridge have been best for lingcod.

The water temperature along the San Diego County coast has dropped down to the low to mid 60’s in most areas but the coastal fishing remains good for a mix of calico bass, sand bass, bonito, sculpin, whitefish, reds, rockfish and an occasional bonus lingcod. Yellowtail and halibut fishing has been slow but there have been improving signs of life in the way of birds, bait and porpoise off La Jolla. The birds, bait and porpoise off La Jolla are encouraging signs for the possibility of having more yellowtail move into the area.

Bonito have been providing the best coastal surface fishing with the Whistler Buoy at Point Loma, the Point Loma Kelp Beds and the La Jolla Kelp Beds being the best areas for bonito that have been running from 1.5 to 5 pounds.

Good areas for the assorted bottom fish species along the San Diego County coast listed from the south to the north have been the International Reef, the Imperial Beach Pipeline, the Whistler Buoy at Point Loma, the hard bottom to the north of Buoy #3 at Point Loma, the Dropoff at Point Loma, the Green Tank, Point Loma College, Sunset Cliffs, the 270, the upper end of La Jolla, Del Mar, Leucadia, Carlsbad and Box Canyon.

Halibut fishing continues to be slow but if you want to give it a try, areas that have produced a few halibut along the San Diego County Coast in recent weeks have been Imperial Beach, the Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego Bay, the sandy bottom next to the structure of the sunken NEL Tower off Mission Beach, the sandy bottom next to the structure of the Yukon shipwreck outside of Mission Beach, South Ponto Beach, the sandy bottom next to the Buccaneer Pipeline and the sandy bottom next to the artificial reefs off Oceanside.

We have been blessed with a bountiful 2022 fishing season and the great news is that the fishing for offshore species, coastal and island species is still good! If the northern weather systems stay clear of Southern California the offshore fishing might continue a while longer as long as enough boats are out fishing to keep track of where the fish might be as they move around. Keep on fishing and I hope to see you out on the water!

Bob Vanian is the voice, writer and researcher of the San Diego-based internet fish report service called 976-Bite which can be found at www.976bite.com. Vanian also provides anglers with a personal fish report service over the telephone at (619) 226-8218. He always welcomes your fish reports at that same phone number or at bob976bite@aol.com.

Find a holiday stage play to attend in Southern California

Draped like tinsel on their annual calendars, many Southern California theaters decorate heavily with holiday theatricals. Most are either a spin on a single, familiar traditional Yuletide tale or are whimsical spoofs built with a seasonal sensibility. Add some musical garland and they’re set. Here’s a regional guide to some of this year’s notable offerings. Productions are listed chronologically by first performance.LOS ANGELES COUNTYAcrobats, jugglers and other “cirque”-style performers will en...

Draped like tinsel on their annual calendars, many Southern California theaters decorate heavily with holiday theatricals. Most are either a spin on a single, familiar traditional Yuletide tale or are whimsical spoofs built with a seasonal sensibility. Add some musical garland and they’re set. Here’s a regional guide to some of this year’s notable offerings. Productions are listed chronologically by first performance.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Acrobats, jugglers and other “cirque”-style performers will entertain audiences to the tune of popular Christmas songs in this touring production, which stops in town for five shows in three days. Nov. 25-27. Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. $54-$149; 323-308-6300; Dolbytheatre.com

‘A Tuna Christmas’ at the 2nd Story Theater

The second of several “Greater Tuna” plays created in the 1980s and ’90s by the comedy writer/performer/director trio Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams. This one is a spoof set during Yuletide as news anchors at OKKK radio station in Tuna, Texas — the third-smallest town in the state — find out what the oddball locals have going on as Christmas arrives. Two actors fill the 22-character roles that satirize Southern lives. Through Sunday, Nov. 27. 2nd Story Theater, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. $38. 714-849-6161; p3theatre.biz

‘White Christmas, The Musical’ at La Mirada Theatre

Based on the endearing 1954 movie holiday perennial, this touring adaptation features the classic Irving Berlin soundtrack, including the title track twice. Don LeMaster’s Big Band will be providing live musical accompaniment. Saturday, Nov. 26-Sunday, Nov. 27. La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada. $32-$85. 562-944-9801; lamiradatheatre.com

‘Annie’ at Dolby Theatre

Christmas isn’t the first thing that comes to mind with “Annie.” but it’s the last song in the family-friendly musical as the cast joins together for “A New Deal for Christmas,” with everyone from FDR to Annie’s dog Sandy on stage. The show includes the hits “It’s A Hard Knock Life” and “Easy Street,” not to mention “Tomorrow,” the ultimate ballad of perseverance and optimism for all seasons. Nov. 29-Dec. 18. 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. $39-149. 323-308-6300; Dolbytheatre.com

‘A Christmas Carol’ at a Noise Within

Geoff Elliott adapted and co-directs this stage version of Dickens’s story in a family-friendly, 90-minute production. Dec. 3-23. A Noise Within, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. $25-$87. 626-356-3100; anoisewithin.org

‘All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914’ at The Soraya

Theatre Latté Da of Minneapolis presents this touring production based on a true story about a night of music and a brief moment of peace on the first Christmas of World War I that began when a German soldier ventured into No Man’s Land to sing “Stille Nacht.” Dec. 7. The Soraya, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. $36-$80. 818-677-3000; thesorya.org

‘A Christmas Carol, The One Man Play’ at the Whitmore-Lindley Theatre Center

The one man of the title is Los Angeles actor Gus Krieger, whose background includes the iconic Shakespearean roles of Richard III, Shylock and King John for the startlingly named The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company (the phrase comes from “Macbeth”). Here, Krieger turns from specialist to generalist, portraying more than 30 characters from the Dickens story. Dec. 8-11. 11006 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood. $30. 818-761-0704; portersofhellsgate.com

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Long Beach Playhouse

The playhouse presents its version of the classic tale for the 11th time. Dec. 9-18. Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 Anaheim St., Long Beach. $10-$24. 562-494-1014; lbplayhouse.org

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at the Pantages Theatre

If not exactly seasonal in plot, Superstar sets up shop locally and loudly the day after the celebration of the title character’s birth. Beyond that synchronicity, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sung-through rock musical, loosely based on the Psalms, has had a new life in this somewhat stripped-down touring production. Dec. 26-31. Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. $71-306. 323-468-1770. pantagestheatre.net

ORANGE COUNTY

‘Santa Claus Conquers the Martians’ at Maverick Theater

Will children on Earth get cheated out of their presents? Maverick’s homegrown adaptation of the 1964 movie — which routinely shows up on worst-flicks-ever-made lists — addresses this burning issue for a 16th season, with an original score supplementing the hokum. Ages 5 and up. Nov. 19-Dec. 23. Maverick Theater, 110 E. Walnut Ave., Fullerton. $30 adults, $15 for children. 714-526-7070; mavericktheater.com

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Camino Real Playhouse

An alternate perspective is in south Orange County: this “A Christmas Carol” employs Charles Dickens on stage as both narrator — starting in 1853, the real Dickens delivered the work verbally more than 100 times — and then stepping into scenes from the story as they are acted out. Friday, Nov. 25-Dec. 18. Camino Real Playhouse, 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano. $29.50-$39.50. 949-489-8082; caminorealplayhouse.org

‘Little Women — The Broadway Musical’ at Chance Theater

Although not explicitly Yule-themed, this musical version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel is advertised as a “terrific theatrical treat for the holidays.” Friday, Nov. 25-Dec. 23 (Nov. 25-27 are preview performances). Chance Theater, 5522 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim. $39 for previews; $49 for regular performances. 888-455-4212; chancetheater.com

‘A Christmas Carol’ at South Coast Repertory

It’s the production that will not be ghosted. Three years after announcing the upcoming retirement of its beloved production of the Dickens tale, this is, truly/supposedly, the final season for this accomplished rendering. Longtime SCR acting mainstay Richard Doyle is Scrooge for his second season; his initial reinvigorated crank-pot was revealed last December as a both ebullient and energizing performance. SCR has indicated there will be a new production in 2023. Saturday, Nov. 26-Dec. 24. South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. $35-$89. 714-708-5555; scr.org

‘The Wonderful Winter of Oz’ at Laguna Playhouse

The annual Lythgoe Family panto-ization of almost any known tale with seasonal wrinkles returns to Laguna Beach and the 2022-model is “The Wonderful Winter of Oz.” The broad outlines of the plot are as follows: Dorothy is swept away by a blizzard on Christmas Eve and care to guess where she ends up? Holiday tunes will help power the journey. Dec. 8-30. Adults $51-$76, children $35-$50. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. 949-497-2787; lagunaplayhouse.com

‘Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas’ at Chance Theater

Chance’s talent for musicals is impressive. Over time it has presented for young audiences the musical adaptation of Jane O’Connor’s “Fancy Nancy” books five times. Now Chance adds the Nancy follow-up, a seasonal musical featuring many of the same characters. This runs 1 hour, 10 minutes with an intermission and is for ages 4 and up. Dec. 9-23 (Dec. 9-11 are previews). Chance Theater, 5522 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim. Previews $25 for adults, $21 for children 4-12; regular performances $35 for adults, $31 for children 4-12. 888-455-4212; chancetheater.com

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

‘All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914’ at the McCallum Theatre

Theater Latte Da’s touring production (see above) makes another Southern California stop. 7 p.m. Dec. 6. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert. $35-$75. 760-340-2787; mccallumtheatre.com

‘A Christmas Carol’ by Riverside Community Players

Riverside Community Players presents a 70-80-minute version of the Dickens staple for family audiences. Dec. 9-11. Riverside Community Players, 4026 14th St. Riverside. $12. 951-686-4030. riversidecommunityplayers.com

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Old Town Temecula Community Theater

This Temecula Valley Players variation on the classic story comes with songs written for a staging at Madison Square Garden (1994-2003) by a couple of musical heavyweights, Tony-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricist Lynn Ahrens. Dec. 1-11. Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main St., Temecula. $20-$28. 866-653-8696; tickets.temeculatheater.org

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

‘Little Women’ at Redlands Footlighters Theatre

Playwright Kate Hamill’s modern take on the Alcott novel highlights its feminist themes. Dec. 2-18. Redlands Footlighters Theatre, 1810 Barton Road, Redlands. $18 adults, $12 students. 909-793-2909; redlandsfootlighters.org

‘A Christmas Song in My Heart’ at LifeHouse Theater

The fifth version of this self-produced work explores the inner workings behind some of the most famous Christmas songs. Past versions of the production have unearthed details behind well-known songs that were discovered to have been based on everything from a broken promise of marriage to an organ damaged by mice, as well as the death of an American president and a drinking song. The audience is then invited to join in singing each familiar song with a cast of up to 15. Dec. 11 and 18. LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church St., Redlands. $19 for adults, $10 for children 3-11. 909-335-3037; lifehousetheater.com

VENTURA COUNTY

‘Elf’ at the Simi Valley Cultural Center

The 2003 hit movie has migrated to live stages, with the would-be elf finding out what’s it’s like to be human at a certain time of the year. While nobody likely matches Will Ferrell, stagings include a satisfying array of songs that accompany the journey from screen to stage. Nov. 19-Dec. 23. Simi Valley Cultural Center. 3050 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley. $20-28. 805-583-7905; Svvac.org

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Aug. 15-22

Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of meetings and charity/volunteer events in the San Fernando Valley area.Aug. 15Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and ages, and their supporters, meet from 8:30-11 a.m. every Monday of the month. Location, 7401 Shoup Ave., West Hills. Contact Ed Reynolds, 818-884-4013. www.wingsoverwendys.com...

Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of meetings and charity/volunteer events in the San Fernando Valley area.

Aug. 15

Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and ages, and their supporters, meet from 8:30-11 a.m. every Monday of the month. Location, 7401 Shoup Ave., West Hills. Contact Ed Reynolds, 818-884-4013. www.wingsoverwendys.com

Reseda Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 7 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom: us02web.zoom.us/j/84974428499. Check the agenda page on the websites for how to join the meeting by phone. Email: info@resedacouncil.org. Upcoming information on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ResedaNC and here: conta.cc/3pyFPeZ. resedacouncil.org

Aug. 16

Arleta Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom: bit.ly/3bPDRUb. By phone, 833-548-0276 and use ID: 81800673600 and #. Email: board@arletanc.org. www.facebook.com/ArletaNC. arletanc.org

Aug. 17

Online Book Club with Granada Hills Branch Library: Discusses “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson, 1:30 p.m. Request the Zoom link in advance by email to grnhls@lapl.org. 10640 Petit Ave. 818-368-5687. Details: bit.ly/3BKkw0Z

Tuesday Evening Book Club at Calabasas Library: Discusses “The Rose Code” by Kate Quinn at an in-person meeting, 6 p.m. Minimum age: 16. 200 Civic Center Way. 818-225-7616. Email: Barbara Lockwood, blockwood@calabasaslibrary.org. Details: bit.ly/3pLKag1

Adult Book Club with Studio City Branch Library: Discusses “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett, 6:30 p.m. Request the Zoom link in advance by email to studio@lapl.org (put “Adult Book Club, Aug. 17” in the subject line). 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. Details: bit.ly/3Pdwx2x

Northridge East Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 7 p.m. Check the agenda page on the website for how to join the meeting on Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 818-527-2913. Email: info@nenc-la.org. nenc-la.org

Studio City Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom: bit.ly/2U2pkLx. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 97198762934 and #. Voicemail, 818-655-5400. www.facebook.com/StudioCityNC. www.studiocitync.org

Aug. 18

Online Wednesday Morning Book Club with Calabasas Library: Discusses “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury, 11 a.m. Request the Zoom link in advance by email to Karilyn Steward, ksteward@calabasaslibrary.org (put “Online Wednesday Morning Book Club” in the subject line). 200 Civic Center Way. 818-225-7617. Details: bit.ly/3pLKag1

Children’s Bureau – Resource Parents Online Orientations: Learn how to help children in the foster care system by becoming a resource parent or how to become adoptive parents with a talk by a Children’s Bureau team member and a foster parent, 4-5 p.m. Request the Zoom live meeting link or a learn-at-your-own-pace online presentation, by sending an email to Rfrecruitment@all4kids.org. 800-730-3933. Details about the orientations: www.all4kids.org/foster-care-and-adoption-inquiry-form. Learn more about the nonprofit that was established in 1904 here: all4kids.org

Foothill Trails District Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. Check the agenda on the website or use the link on Facebook for how to join the meeting on Zoom or by phone. The neighborhood council includes Lake View Terrace, Shadow Hills and La Tuna Canyon. www.facebook.com/FoothillTrails. www.ftdnc.org

North Hills West Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. Check the agenda page on the website for how to join the meeting on Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 818-903-2259. Email: board@nhwnc.net. Facebook: bit.ly/35EJ5vK. www.nhwnc.net/

Aug. 19

Community Bingo Night: American Legion Post 288 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1614 in La Crescenta host the 10th annual Bingo Night fundraiser for veterans’ programs in the local area, 6 p.m. Aug. 19. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. Admission $20 (food available for purchase and the event includes raffles). Purchase tickets at the door, or in advance, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Thursday at the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce Office, 3131 Foothill Blvd., Suite D, La Crescenta. Location, Healy Hall at Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish, 2361 Del Mar Road, Montrose. Dick Clubb, 818-384-5761.

Aug. 20

Detox Your Mind Through Meditation – Online: Longtime meditator Doug Frankel discusses the topic and leads a short meditation, 11 a.m. Request the Zoom link in advance by email to Marc at mschatkun@lapl.org (put “Aug. 20 meditation” in the subject line). The event is presented by Platt Branch Library, Woodland Hills. 818-340-9386. Details: bit.ly/3JQ7hhk

Aug. 22

Book Club with Sherman Oaks Branch Library – online: Discusses “Infinite Country” by Patricia Engel, 6:30 p.m. Call in advance to ask how to join the online talk. 14245 Mooprark St. 818-205-9716. Details: bit.ly/3AgTSM6

Aug. 24

Granada Hills Woman’s Club Bunco Party: The group holds a Hawaiian-theme event that includes a lunch, 10 a.m. Guests who wear Hawaiian attire will be eligible for a special drawing. Reservations and payment required by Aug. 15. Admission $25 (make a check payable to Granada Hills Woman’s Club, and mail to: GHWC, 10666 White Oak Ave., Granada Hills, CA 91344. Janie, 818-400-5124.

Classics Book Club with Granada Hills Branch Library – online: Discusses the young adult book “Speak” by Laurie Anderson, 1:30 p.m. Call in advance to ask how to join the online talk. 10640 Petit Ave. 818-368-5687. Details: bit.ly/3BZ55SL

Aug. 26

Canoga Park Women’s Club Let’s Play Bingo Baseball: Baseball-theme bingo night, 6 p.m. Fun dress code: baseball team shirts. One book of 10 games, $20; additional game books $5. Baseball snacks and beverages for sale. Reservations required. Proceeds go to charities that the club supports. 7401 Jordan Ave. (at Valerio Street). Email: keelscyndy@hotmail.com. Cyndy Keeley, 818-437-2232.

Charity and Volunteer

American Red Cross Los Angeles Region: Seeking blood donors and volunteers for Transportation Specialists (www.redcross.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/deliver-blood.html) and also Disaster Action Team Member (www.redcross.org/volunteer/disaster-action-team.html).

Volunteers Cleaning Communities: Join the group for clean-up projects in the San Fernando Valley. Find a list of upcoming projects, and also how to make a donation for clean-up supplies, volunteerscleaningcommunities.com

Send information at least two weeks in advance to Holly Andres at holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708.

November is Bringing Bluefin, Yellowfin and Swordfish!

The month of November has already seen the first northern weather system move through Southern California and it brought strong winds, high seas and a bit of rain. The result was a about a 3 degree drop in the water temperature that brought water temperatures down into the 63-to-65-degree range. The great news is that after the storm boats got back out onto the water and found bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna and swordfish biting despite the drop in the water temperature.What will be interesting is to see what happens to the water conditi...

The month of November has already seen the first northern weather system move through Southern California and it brought strong winds, high seas and a bit of rain. The result was a about a 3 degree drop in the water temperature that brought water temperatures down into the 63-to-65-degree range. The great news is that after the storm boats got back out onto the water and found bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna and swordfish biting despite the drop in the water temperature.

What will be interesting is to see what happens to the water conditions and the fishing from this point forward as another northern storm front is forecasted to be arriving tonight and bring with it more strong winds, rain and high seas. Time will tell if this upcoming storm will drop the water temperature enough to send the warm water pelagic species away in search of warmer waters for the winter months.

For the time being, the bluefin tuna fishing remains very good with fish up into the 250-plus pound range remaining a possibility out by San Clemente Island. Productive areas have been the 381 Spot, the 81 Fathom Spot, the 86 Fathom Spot and the 57 Fathom Spot. Recent days have also seen some bluefin biting 2 to 4 miles inside of the eastern and the middle part of San Clemente Island.

More good news on the bluefin front is that there have been bluefin to 150 pounds biting at banks within 25 miles of Point Loma at areas such as the 178 Spot, the 9 Mile Bank, the Coronado Canyon, 2 to 5 miles inside of the 224 Spot and 2 to 8 miles from northwest over to southwest of North Island.

There was a private boater Skipper who was fishing a recent single handed solo trip that reported catching his limit of 2 bluefin tuna out to the southwest of the lower end of the 9 Mile Bank. His second fish was a jumbo 150 pound bluefin that bit on a black and purple spreader bar rig that was being trolled at 6 knots. It was a great challenge and feat to not only catch that 150 pound bluefin while fishing single handed but to then be able to get it up into the boat! What a fine catch!

The yellowfin tuna bite has been on the general decline but there are still yellowfin tuna around and biting as the past weekend saw yellowfin being caught around porpoise, from blind trolling strikes and from spots of breaking fish by boats fishing spots within 25 miles of Point Loma. Specific productive areas were in the region of the 178 Spot, the 9 Mile Bank, the Coronado Canyon, the area 2 to 8 miles westerly of North Island, the 224 Spot, and the 302 Spot.

A recent private boater report was of going 3 for 5 on 25 to 50-plus pound yellowfin tuna from the area out to the southwest of the lower end of the 9 Mile Bank. All their yellowfin were hooked around porpoise and they were all hooked by getting ahead of the porpoise school and shutting down the boat and drifting with sardines. They were able to stay with the porpoise for 6 miles and were hooking yellowfin all along the way starting at 14 miles 215 degrees from Point Loma on out to 19 miles 225 degrees from Point Loma.

There have been a lot of boats deep drop fishing for swordfish and there are occasional bites and hookups reported. Fisherman’s Landing recently reported having Freeman 34 (SD) out fishing a full day trip with 2 anglers who caught a 170 pound swordfish. Some of the top deep drop swordfish areas have been 3 to 8 miles off Newport Beach, the 152 Spot off the East End of Catalina, the 178 Spot, the dropoff outside of the upper end of the 9 Mile Bank and the dropoff outside of the middle part of the 9 Mile Bank.

The recent fishing around Los Coronado Islands has been good for a mix of bonito, reds, rockfish, lingcod, whitefish and a chance at a yellowtail. The two most recent fish counts start with Malihini out of H&M Landing that had 17 anglers on a full day trip catch 79 whitefish, 15 bonito, 11 sculpin, 4 sheephead, 32 rockfish and 16 lingcod. San Diego out of Seaforth Sportfishing got into some yellowtail and had 30 anglers on a full day trip catch 105 rockfish, 1 bonito, 3 yellowtail, 11 sheephead, 3 lingcod, 59 whitefish and 58 reds.

Recent reports are that the water temperature around Los Coronado Islands has dropped down to the 62 to 64 degree range and looking for areas where you find your warmest water is a good way to try and locate yellowtail. Look for yellowtail activity along the weather side of North Island, the Middle Grounds, the South Kelp Ridge and the Rockpile. Bonito have been biting at the Middle Grounds, Pukey Point at North Island, the lee side of South Island and the Rockpile.

Productive areas for the assorted bottom fish species are the hard bottom to the north and northwest of North Island, the lee side of North Island, the South Kelp Ridge and the Rockpile. Fishing these areas in the 25 to 50 fathom depths has been a good range. Hard bottom areas to the east of the Rockpile are reported to have been good for lingcod.

The water temperature along the San Diego County coast has dropped down to the low to mid 60’s in most areas but the coastal fishing remains good for a mix of calico bass, sand bass, bonito, sculpin, whitefish, reds, rockfish and an occasional bonus lingcod. There has not been much to report in the way of recent yellowtail or halibut activity.

Bonito have been providing the best coastal surface fishing with the Whistler Buoy at Point Loma, the Point Loma Kelp Beds and the La Jolla Kelp Beds being the best areas for bonito that have been running from 1.5 to 5 pounds. The yellowtail fishing has been slow but the best chance at catching a yellowtail continues to be at the upper end of La Jolla.

Good areas for the assorted bottom fish species along the San Diego County coast listed from the south to the north have been the International Reef, the Imperial Beach Pipeline, the Whistler Buoy at Point Loma, the Dropoff at Point Loma, the Green Tank, Point Loma College, Sunset Cliffs, the 270, the upper end of La Jolla, Del Mar, Leucadia, Carlsbad and Box Canyon.

Halibut fishing continues to be slow but if you want to give it a try, areas that have produced a few halibut along the San Diego County Coast in recent weeks have been Imperial Beach, the Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego Bay, the sandy bottom next to the structure of the sunken NEL Tower off Mission Beach, the sandy bottom next to the structure of the Yukon shipwreck outside of Mission Beach, South Ponto Beach, the sandy bottom next to the Buccaneer Pipeline and the sandy bottom next to the artificial reefs off Oceanside.

It is getting late in the fishing season and it will be interesting to see what happens with the fishing after the upcoming storm. Old Man Winter eventually wins out every year and sends the warm water fish away for the cold weather months. It is just a matter of time as to when that will happen this year. I hope you can go out and enjoy whatever fishing might be going on be it for warm water pelagic species or for some winter time bottom fishing. Keep on fishing and I hope to see you out on the water!

Bob Vanian is the voice, writer and researcher of the San Diego-based internet fish report service called 976-Bite which can be found at www.976bite.com. Vanian also provides anglers with a personal fish report service over the telephone at (619) 226-8218. He always welcomes your fish reports at that same phone number or at bob976bite@aol.com.

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